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Hans

Service Manager
  • Hans lives in Concord with his wife Lili, daughter Lauren and mother-in-law Tan Lingxia. Hans met his wife Lili while working abroad in mainland China. Lili and Lauren both first came to the united states in 1997, Lili’s mom joined us in 2005.
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  • Hans began at the young age of 5 working with his grandfather in his Lawnmower Repair Shop in upstate New York, where he learned how to understand machines.  At 5, Hans could rebuild a single cylinder engine including carburetor and ignition systems and have it start on the first pull.  Hans also helped his grandfather maintain all kinds of lawn and garden power equipment.  While Hans was a teenager, he experimented with electronics and computers.  He built many electronic projects using tubes, transistors, and integrated circuits.
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  • During Hans’ high school years, he started working in a local bicycle shop rebuilding used bicycles, assembling new bicycles, and performing other bicycle-related repairs.  Hans would also help the gas station owner next door with heavy lifting when needed.  This led to the gas station owner offering Hans a starting position as a mechanic in 1981.
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  • Since then Hans has steadily grown in experience working in independent repair companies, new car dealerships, parts distributor warehouse and in 1994 he spent 5 years in Southern China where he moved into management of an automotive repair facility.  All the position Hans has held have had one thing in common, interacting with people, which he enjoys the most.
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  • Hans’ holds ASE certifications in the following categories, Master Certified Technician, Service Consultant, Exhaust Systems, Undercar specialist and Parts Specialist. Hans’ holds an Accredited Automotive Manager degree from AMI an independent academy associated with Automotive Service Association (ASA). Hans’ also participates in ongoing monthly training seminars from CTI, ASA and ESI, these seminars focus on customer service and ongoing management training.